It is very common in new employment scenarios that a candidate can go through an entire hiring process, come on board, and leave the company shortly after. This could be a voluntary decision from the hire or a decision made by the employer that it was not a good fit. Either way, there are a […]
The Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty Awards honor the rising stars of the Central Massachusetts business community that are excelling in a variety of industries and stepping up as leaders of tomorrow. We are proud to announce that DAVIS Companies own, Human Resource Manager, Hilary Gardner, is being recognized as a #WBJ40Under40 winner! In her […]
As a Human Resources Professional, I spend a good amount of time meeting candidates and interviewing them for open positions at my organization. However, there are so many pitfalls with interviewing that most interviewers really need training on what they can and cannot ask. Here are my top three questions you should never ask a […]
It’s that time of year again! Your work holiday party is probably fast approaching and you certainly don’t want to be “that guy” or “that gal” who does something outrageous and inappropriate. Here are a few tips to surviving your office holiday party… and not getting fired come Monday morning.
I recently started reading “The Advantage” by Patrick Lencioni. Lencioni discusses the necessary foundation, and building blocks to achieving a healthy organization. He talks about four major components to making organizational health part of the reader’s corporate environment: Build a Cohesive Leadership Team Create Clarity Over communicate Clarity Reinforce Clarity
The infamous work-life dilemma. I often wonder how full-time working moms and dads manage their time so effectively, when I have a hard time managing working full time with a husband and a dog, but no kids. Think about it – the typical full-time employee works 40 hours per week. But really, add in a […]